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MSSP Alert’s regional coverage of managed security services providers, cybersecurity news and events in Asia Pacific including Australia, China, India, Japan, Korea and more.

Transparency Activists Dump Hundreds of Thousands of Russian Hacked Emails WikiLeaks Style

A group of “transparency activists” behind a website called Distributed Denial of Secrets (DDoS) released a raft of Russian hacked emails and leaked documents in a WikiLeaks style data dump.

Carbon Black Extends Endpoint Security to Japan

Carbon Black now offers its endpoint protection platform in Japan & announces a Japanese user group that consists of global cybersecurity professionals.

Trustwave Sister Business Acquires Cybersecurity Consulting Firm

Top 100 MSSP Trustwave gains deeper advisory services expertise in Australia as sister company Optus Cyber Security acquires Hivint. Singtel (parent to Trustwave & Optus) confirms the deal.

Internet Initiative Japan Joins Cylance MSSP Partner Program

Internet Initiative Japan (IIJ) becomes a Cylance managed security services provider (MSSP) partner & leverages CylancePROTECT for endpoint protection.

Australian MSSP Seccom Global Embraces SentinelOne Endpoint Security

Australian MSSP and Fortinet Platinum Partner Seccom Global embraces SentinelOne for endpoint protection platform capabilities.

Singapore’s Temasek, StarHub Launch MSSP, Eye APAC Cybersecurity Market

Singapore’s Temasek & StarHub partner to launch EnSign Infosecurity, a $100 million MSSP that supports governments & enterprises in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region.

Potential Australia Encryption Law: How Will Technology Giants React?

Australia’s Assistance and Access Bill 2018 seeks to give investigators access to encrypted applications from Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Google and others. How will tech giants react to latest privacy debate?

BT Opens India Security Operations Center, Eyes Global Expansion

BT, the telecom giant and Top 100 MSSP, opens a security operations center (SOC) in India to detect, address & resolve global cyberattacks.

MoneyMaker Hits Russian Bank for $1 Million, Group-IB Traces Hackers’ Steps

Cyber robbers stole $1 million from Russia’s PIR Bank. The post-mortem forensics all point to MoneyMaker, the notorious hacking group, which has over the last two years to little fanfare heisted more than $10 million from global banks and whose identity remains unknown.

Hackers Steal 1.5 Million Personal Records from Singapore Healthcare Network

Hackers stole 1.5 million personal records from Singapore’s largest healthcare organization in what local media is calling the country’s worst cyberattack ever. Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (pictured) was a victim.